Summary of adverse drug events for hydroxychloroquine, azithromycin, and chloroquine during the COVID-19 pandemic

Dauner DG, Dauner KN. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2021 May-Jun;61(3):293-298.

The United States declared a national emergency concerning the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak on March 13, 2020, and on March 28, 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the use of oral formulations of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) and chloroquine (CQ) in …

Team Member Spotlight- Tammy Johnson, CVT

More about Tammy: 

Tammy Johnson is a Certified Veterinary Technician, Training Manager, Senior Veterinary Information Specialist, and Client Liaison at SafetyCall. She manages the development, implementation, and execution of the new hire and continuing education programs for SafetyCall. She joined SafetyCall International in 2007 and began her focus in the Training Management role in 2014. She earned her Associates of …

SafetyCall Receives the Herbal Insight Award

SafetyCall International is honored to accept the American Herbal Products Association’s (AHPA) annual Herbal Insight award. The Herbal Insight is awarded to an industry organization that has contributed to the furthering of knowledge and understanding of botanicals and their uses in addition to making contributions to advancing the industry. In the announcement made earlier this week, AHPA shared, “SafetyCall

Leading a Team Virtually

Renee Schmid DVM, DABT, DABVT
DVM supervisor, Senior Consulting Veterinarian, Clinical Toxicology

Leading a team remotely can be a daunting thought if you generally work with everyone under one roof. This past year has stretched the creativity of leaders, as well as their staff, to limits most likely never thought were possible. The good news about leading remotely is that …

Employee American Board of Veterinary Toxicology (ABVT) Accomplishments

SafetyCall International /Pet Poison Helpline is pleased to recognize the recent accomplishments of several of our employees for their board-certification and elected leadership roles to the American Board of Veterinary Toxicology (ABVT). SafetyCall is home to four of the 107 ABVT Diplomates worldwide. Thanks to their hard work and dedication, SafetyCall remains staffed with industry leading experts in veterinary toxicology.…

Our Clients and their Customers can count on us to always be our best!

Annie Asplen, Paramedic, MS
Medical Writer, Regulatory Assistant, Senior Information Specialist

Some employees have been with SafetyCall for a decade or more. Some of us have bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, or doctorates. Some of us have taught university classes in public health, published papers on toxicology, or trained newly-hired employees. With that kind of experience, it would be easy to …

For SafetyCall Clients, Our Expertise is Peace of Mind

At SafetyCall, our clients often tell us we bring them “peace of mind.” We love to hear that, since our mission is to make the world a safer place by assuring and providing quality care for our clients and their customers. The customer piece is especially important to our clients, and it’s where our Call Center shines.

SafetyCall health …

Webinar: Best Practices for Adverse Event Management and Reporting

On August 9, 2012, Rick Kingston, President, Regulatory and Scientific Affairs at SafetyCall International, will be presenting as a part of the SOCAP International Webinar Series. His presentation is titled, “Best Practices for Adverse Event Management and Reporting” and will cover:

  • Potential implications of pending and newly-implemented changes to regulations over adverse event reporting requirements for consumer products.
  • FDA’s new

Adverse Event Reports on the Rise – Is there a Safety Issue?

Does FDA’s expectation of increased serious adverse event reports involving dietary supplements signal a safety issue with these products?

In recent months, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been advising dietary supplement companies to review their SOPs regarding adverse event documentation and reporting of serious adverse events to the FDA. FDA believes that there are good indications that …

Can Your Adverse Event Reporting Practices Affect Your Insurance Rates?

Rick Kingston recently spoke at the Consumer Healthcare Products Association’s Regulatory and Scientific Conference regarding Best Practices in Safety Surveillance. During his presentation, Rick explained how dietary supplement firms and manufacturers with best practices in place for adverse event reporting are most likely to receive the best insurance rates. Rick was quoted in “The Tan Sheet” Vol. 20, No. 22 …